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Should Alcohol And Caffeine Be Avoided After Gallbladder Removal
Trial and error: After gallbladder removal, the bile from the liver constantly drains into the intestine (rather than being stored in the gallbladder between meals and squirted into the intestine after meals). Bile can be irritating and about 25% of patients may experience gastric irritation or diarrhea. This is called post-cholecystectomy syndrome. Avoid acid food and fatty food. Minimize alcohol and tobacco. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
Yes, trial it first: Alcohol absorption or metabolism is not affected by the absence of the gallbladder. The liver should be able to handle moderate amounts of alcohol. However since bile, which would have once been stored in the gallbladder and release after meals, is now constantly expelled into the GI tract, you may find that the combination with alcohol may change your bowel habits. ...Read more
Yes: What people have issues with is digestion of fats when they have the gallbladder removed. However, problems with any food types have been noted, this however usually gets better after a couple of months after surgery. ...Read more
Wait a few days: After any surgical procedure, it is important to remain hydrated to promote healing and good kidney function. Alcohol use commonly results in dehydration, and should be avoided for up to a week after surgery, or until you feel fully "recovered". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: All food should be ok after surgery we do not place the patient on any special diet some patient digestive system could be sensitive to a rich, fatty creamy food it makes them have diarrhea or go to the bathroom more often our digestive system are not created equally do not ignore what your body is telling you a food you might like might not like you back. ...Read more
Can heavy daily alcohol use cause gallstones. Or damage to the gallbladder. Quit drinkin now gallbladder attacks afta fatty foods.did alcohol do this?
Yes : heavy alcohol use can damage your liver fist. The gallbladder is part of biliary system- same as liver. Alcohol can also trigger pancreatitis, that also can be triggered by gallstones. Fatty foods can trigger gallbladder pain. Basically, the point is that everything is related, and I highly recommend for you to stop drinking and eating fatty foods. ...Read more
Can medicine be taken immediately after drinking coffee? Or should we wait for a certain amount of time after drinking coffee? Thanks.
Coffee ; medications: There is a handful of medications that coffee can interfere with. You can speak to your pharmacist about any specific medication you are taking to inquire whether coffee interferes with its absorption, but as a general rule it is better to not drink coffee for about 2 hours after taking medication. Caffeine can affect the metabolism of tegretol and vice versa, but the interaction is minimal. ...Read more
Unrelated: Symptoms from an incisional hernia may be swelling, pressure, discomfort, pain. If the hernia causes marked pain with nausea and vomiting then the hernia needs to be evaluated by a doctor or emergency room urgently. Drinking alcohol in a smart and moderate amount would have no affect on a hernia condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is eating foods that have derived from alcohol or having been extracted using alcohol count as alcohol while off accutane? will i relapse with acne?
Alcohol interacts : with so many meds and supplements that it's best not to combine it with anything, specifically since Accutane has an Antabuse (disulfiram) effect while taking alcohol that could make you feel really sick to your stomach. Also,it will make Accutane less effective. Two negatives. So since you want Accutane to work, it's best to go alcohol-free for now. ...Read more
Doubtful : Assuming you have no liver problems, caffeine after exercise in moderate amounts should be fine. I would not recommend over 150 mg. Caffeine is thought by many to be a diuretic and after exercise, rehydration is important. Thus, I would recommend the addition of noncaffeinated beverages after exercise. ...Read more
As tolerated : Low fat diets are often recommended, but the reality is you can eat whatever you can tolerate. If a particular food or beverage brings on right upper abdominal pain, nausea and/or vomiting, avoid the offending item. It's also important to consider moderation when consuming food in order to avoid over eating, if symptoms are progressive, may need to see a general surgeon for a consult re: surgery. ...Read more
It was alcoholic hepatitis. Kindly explain if alcohol is to be abstained for whole life or can it be taken in lesser qty or after how much intervals.
My doctor advised me to have gallbladder surgery following several tests ct, ultra-sound & hide? I have had abdominal pain accompanied with bloating following eating small amounts of food. Rarely eat greasy foods occasionally eat chili/mexican foods or
Get it out: Generally, gallbladder disease is definitively treated with surgical removal of gallbladder. If you have had such an extensive evaluation/work-up and recommendation is surgery, you should really consider it. You should discuss with your family physician and a mis surgeon. Removal of gallbladder (cholecystectomy) is routinely removed minimally invasive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No special diet: you do not have to be on any special diet for your fasting, after removal of the gallbladder . simply break your fast with water and dates and yogurt, may be soup. avoid greasy food, and rich creamy food. for suhur you can eat some yogurt and date and water. avoid milk. Ramadan munarak ...Read more
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